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London office:

  • Phone: ​+44 20 3239 1981
  • Consultant:
    • Data Science
    • Quantitative Trading
    • Otimization

Humberto Brandão is the main Data Scientist of the Research & Development Lab (R&D Lab) at Universidade Federal de Alfenas (Brazil). In 2011, he got his Ph.D. in Combinatorial Optimization at Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais in the Department of Computer Science.

Humberto did a sabbatical year at Brunel University London (UK) in the Department of Mathematics between 2012 and 2013. This project was related to Risk Analysis and Market Simulation for High-Frequency Trading. You can see the result here.

Currently, he works using Machine Learning, Heuristics, Statistics, and so on. He is the Head Scientist of the R&D Lab, since 2009. During these years, he coordinated dozens of students, researchers and programmers. Humberto has also been a Professor at Universidade Federal de Alfenas, teaching Computer Science subjects, including and not limited to, Entrepreneurship, Artificial Intelligence, Complexity of Algorithms, Graphs, Automata Theory and Operations Research. Between 2013 and 2016, he was the coordinator of Computer Science. Humberto also was a researcher at University of São Paulo (the biggest university of Latin America) between September 2016 and August 2017.

He got his Master’s Degree in Machine Learning (2007) at Universidade Federal de Pernambuco creating new AI Techniques for Binary Classification.

Nowadays, Humberto researches different sorts of AI methods, always focused on real world problems. His main applied research tracks are related to Financial Markets and Risk Analysis.